1957 Cliff May Residence (Cliff May #5 “Mandalay”) | Los Angeles, CA | Photos: Maynard L. Parker

1957 Cliff May Residence (Cliff May #5 “Mandalay”) | Los Angeles, CA | Photos: Maynard L. Parker

Originally designed by Cliff May in 1956, the Oakmont Residence exemplifies California Ranch Style through its spacious plan, expansive windows and low gable roofline. Marmol Radziner architecture, Olivia Erwin Rosenthal interior design.

Originally designed by Cliff May in 1956, the Oakmont Residence exemplifies California Ranch Style through its spacious plan, expansive windows and low gable roofline. Marmol Radziner architecture, Olivia Erwin Rosenthal interior design.

The Best Cliff May All Year! No really, we're not just saying that. Check out out write up on why this Long Beach Cliff May is the one we have given that title to! | BetterLivingSoCal.com

The Best Cliff May All Year! No really, we're not just saying that. Check out out write up on why this Long Beach Cliff May is the one we have given that title to! | BetterLivingSoCal.com

You can find just about anything online these days, including the perfect house. After randomly Googling “homes for sale in Long Beach,” Michelle and Karim Qazi found themselves on a website that specializes in Cliff May homes. With king palms, a swimming pool, and more windows than walls, they were more than sold on their first home – they were in love.Before moving in, the happy couple knew that they needed to tear down walls, move the laundry out of the kitchen and into the garage, and…

You can find just about anything online these days, including the perfect house. After randomly Googling “homes for sale in Long Beach,” Michelle and Karim Qazi found themselves on a website that specializes in Cliff May homes. With king palms, a swimming pool, and more windows than walls, they were more than sold on their first home – they were in love.Before moving in, the happy couple knew that they needed to tear down walls, move the laundry out of the kitchen and into the garage, and…

Early Cliff May Hacienda in La Habra Heights Asking $3 Million - Curbed LA

Early Cliff May Hacienda in La Habra Heights Asking $3 Million

Early Cliff May Hacienda in La Habra Heights Asking $3 Million - Curbed LA

Ranch Home (Designer: Cliff May, Photographer: Catherine Opie, source: NYT Magazine)

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Ranch Home (Designer: Cliff May, Photographer: Catherine Opie, source: NYT Magazine)

American Style Icon - Cliff May - Architect. Defined California Ranch Style.

American Style Icon - Cliff May - Architect. Defined California Ranch Style.

FAZENDA EXPERIMENTAL  Esta casa foi projetada em 1952 pelo proprietário, o arquiteto Cliff May. Os arquitetos Marmol e Radziner  foram contr...

FAZENDA EXPERIMENTAL Esta casa foi projetada em 1952 pelo proprietário, o arquiteto Cliff May. Os arquitetos Marmol e Radziner foram contr...

FAZENDA EXPERIMENTAL  Esta casa foi projetada em 1952 pelo proprietário, o arquiteto Cliff May. Os arquitetos Marmol e Radziner  foram contr...

FAZENDA EXPERIMENTAL Esta casa foi projetada em 1952 pelo proprietário, o arquiteto Cliff May. Os arquitetos Marmol e Radziner foram contr...

Growing up in Long Beach, Ca.~ Cliff May homes were around every corner... and when they come up for re-sale... they are sold quickly!

Growing up in Long Beach, Ca.~ Cliff May homes were around every corner... and when they come up for re-sale... they are sold quickly!

1957 Cliff May Residence (Cliff May #5 “Mandalay”) | Los Angeles, CA | Photos: Maynard L. Parker

1957 Cliff May Residence (Cliff May #5 “Mandalay”) | Los Angeles, CA | Photos: Maynard L. Parker

May's ranch homes used the colonial Spanish tradition of covered passageways, or corredores, to connect rooms and blur boundaries between the outside and inside.

May's ranch homes used the colonial Spanish tradition of covered passageways, or corredores, to connect rooms and blur boundaries between the outside and inside.

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